How to diagnose and treat secondary forms of vasculitis.
Vasculitis is considered to be secondary when it arises either in the context of a pre-existing connective tissue disease, as a result of direct infection with a limited range of organisms, especially viruses, or when it arises in response to exposure to a number of medications. Rheumatoid vasculitis is probably the most widely recognised form of secondary vasculitis, and in this article we review the incidence, clinical features and management of this condition. Infections may either trigger...Expand abstract
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